vol. II, num. 1, 2004


Bridging Eastern and Western Psychiatry
Competition for Young Doctors and Scientists

Association «Bridging Eastern and Western Psychiatry» and the journal of the same name declare competition for young (till 35 years) doctors, scientists and students for the best article in the field of mental health or psychiatric clinical case study. The Jury consists from the psychiatrists and scientist from the New Independent Countries and Europe.

To take part in competition you should be 35 years old or less. If you have written your work collectively, no more than 3 authors are allowed (each of them should be 35 y.o. or younger). You can mention other people who helped you before the main body of your article (e.g. “I would like to thank Dr. N for his support and advice”).
The winners will be given the monetary premium (about 100 Euros), their articles will be published in the journal. They will be invited to present their work at the conference of the association in June 2005 in Moscow.
The number of winners depends on the quality of the presented works.
Your article should be either in Russian or the English language. Your article or clinical case study should have an abstract (about 500 words). If your article is in Russian it has to have abstracts both in Russian and English.
The deadline for submission is April, 15, 2005. It is desirable to send your work up before this date if you want to have a possibility to correct your article or clinical case study in accordance with the recommendations of the Jjury.

Requirements for the articles or clinical case study, presented for the competition:
The article or clinical case study should be written specially for this competition and never before published.
Both reviews and research articles are acceptable.
The main body of the article should contain no more than 4000 words (without an abstract, references and tables), it can have up to 20 references for original research article or clinical case study, and no more than 50 references for reviews. References should be presented using either Harvard or Vancouver system. If your article doesn't fit these requirements it is better to ask organizers, if it is appropriate. The more detailed requirements you can find on our web-site www.psyter.org.

Your application should also include your brief one-page Curriculum Vitae, containing the following data: full name, date of birth, address, phone number(s), e-mail (s), name of the organisation where you work or study now and where you studied and worked in the past in the field of Mental Health, the list of publications (if available), studies in which you took part (briefly).
Your CV and your article should be send as one file MS Word file (where your CV should be on the first page) named in Latin characters by your last name and the first 2-3 words of the title of your article or clinical case study, e. g. Ivanov Schizophrenia guidelines.doc
The best way to send your applications and inquires is by e-mail (psy@psyter.org). If you cannot use e-mail, send your applications by regualr mail (with a floppy disk) to Gueorgui V. Bourkovski, V.M.Bekhterev Research Psychoneurological Institute, 193019, Saint Petersburg, Bekhterev, 3 (for participants from Russia and CIS), or to Mario Di Fiorino, MD, via Montauti, 4 I-55042 Forte dei Marmi Italy (for participants from the European Union).

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